Contaminated Site Remediation Services
Contaminated site remediation for polluted sites, including industrial and mine sites, as well as hazardous waste site soil remediation, requires the coordinated expertise of a team with an understanding of the environmental and waste management framework in which services are delivered. Legislated with State and Territory environmental and OHS regulations, the approach to asbestos contaminated soil, or any contaminated soil, is complex and must be approached with a focus on careful planning and risk management.
Regulatory framework for contaminated site remediation
In many instances, remediation of contaminated sites can be costly and a logistical challenge, particularly sites contaminated by building waste containing asbestos. In terms of demolition of buildings and structures on industrial and mine sites, we’re referring to remediation as the excavation of contaminated soils and containment of these on site, together with non-recyclable waste material.
Asbestos removal and remediation of contaminated sites is bound by strict regulations across OHS, environment, waste, public health, mining and quarrying, and building standards. Additionally, all States and Territories apart from Victoria have adopted the Safe Work Australia Code of Practice, providing guidance on practices for safe removal of contaminated soil.
Given that many sites around Australia earmarked for development are contaminated by a vast array of contaminants due to previous industrial activity, chemicals, or even naturally occurring contamination, thorough knowledge of the regulations, as well as experience of different remediation techniques and waste disposal is required.
An integrated project solution and independence where it’s needed
The capacity to deliver an integrated solution for contaminated soil remediation relies on a team with a comprehensive suite of skills and experience.
According to the specific needs of each commission, we assemble project teams drawing from our pool of internal resources and the skills of independent specialist licensed contractors who we have partnered with over many years.
This approach provides for independence within the assessment of hazardous risks and creates a level of oversight that manages down risks. We approach each project this way and keep communication lines with regulatory authorities open allowing transparency to demonstrate not only our willingness, but our capacity, to meet all OH&S, environmental, and other legal requirements.
Continued project success in contaminated soil remediation
Innovation is integral to our approach, with each project providing opportunities to identify new and more effective ways to achieve safe remediation of contaminated sites.
Regulatory compliance across Australia
- Compliance with State and Territory OH&S regulations, including distinctions in Victoria
- Deep understanding of environmental regulations enforced by each State and Territory, as well as the Contaminated Land Audit system.
Licensed and Accredited for asbestos removal
- Federal Safety Accredited (FSC) Accredited
- Queensland, NSW, and ACT Demolition Licence
- Queensland Class A Asbestos Removal Licence
- Licensed for waste transfer in all states and territories
- ISO quality, safety, and environmental management systems accredited
- All staff trained, licensed and receive ongoing training.
Specialist equipment to meet complex project needs
- Modified excavators
- Screening equipment
- Novel air monitoring and dust monitoring
- Dust suppression and stockpile management systems
Project excellence in contaminated soil remediation
Our experience in contaminated soil remediations is demonstrated in project successes achieved for our clients.
- Former Orange Base Hospital Demolition
- Greenslopes Redevelopment Project for Energy Queensland Limited
- Armidale Secondary College Redevelopment Project
Learn more about our project success here.
Redeveloping and need project support for remediation of polluted sites?
With over 75,000 different contaminants potentially found in soil, working with contaminated site remediation specialists can provide confidence you are meeting all environmental, safety, waste, and public health legislative requirements.